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  • End Of Season Agriculture Write Up

    Dec 9 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on End Of Season Agriculture Write Up

    Sure summer is winding down but the fruits of summer are still available and of all of the fruit of summer, watermelon might be the quintessential. As member of the cucurbit family, it is...

  • November Food Bulletin

    Dec 6 | Ag News | | Comments Off on November Food Bulletin

    November 2019 Food and Beverage Industry Information Discover something new this November. Brand new funding opportunities, including the Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s Cost Share...

  • Ag Business Update – November 2019

    Dec 4 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Ag Business Update – November 2019

    This update is designed to provide you with concise, up to date agricultural business information with links to where you can find the details. This Issue: Business Strategy / Business...

  • Honey

    Dec 2 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Honey

    Historically this time of year was about putting up the harvest to make sure there was enough food and feed to make it through the winter. Our friends the bees have been doing the same...

  • Fresh Vegetable Growers Of Ontario – Annual General Meeting

    Dec 1 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Fresh Vegetable Growers Of Ontario – Annual General Meeting

    NOTICE OF MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the FRESH VEGETABLE GROWERS OF ONTARIO will be held in the Town of Woodstock, Ontario at the Ontario Ministry of...

  • Remembrance Day Facts, 11 Important Facts

    Nov 11 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Remembrance Day Facts, 11 Important Facts

    Remembrance Day is fast approaching, and on this day we acknowledge the courage and sacrifice of those who served their country and acknowledge our responsibility to work for the peace they...

  • Ag Business Update – September 2019

    Nov 8 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Ag Business Update – September 2019

    This update is designed to provide you with concise, up to date agricultural business information with links to where you can find the details. This Issue: Business Strategy / Business...

  • Kemptville Vegetable Workshop

    Oct 22 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Kemptville Vegetable Workshop

    The Veg Team will be coming to Kemptville October 29th and 30th to host two days of Vegetable Pest and Production workshops. The workshops will include field scouting, diagnostics as well...

  • A Scattered Start For Leek Moth In 2019

    Oct 21 | Ag News | | Comments Off on A Scattered Start For Leek Moth In 2019

    Originally published in the September edition of The Grower Leek moth (Acrolepiopsis assectella) is a destructive pest of Allium species including onions, shallots and chives, but prefers...

  • Vegetable Crop Report – October 10, 2019

    Oct 20 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Vegetable Crop Report – October 10, 2019

    NOTE: Degree Day data as of September 27, 2019. This will be the final week for the 2019 edition of the VCR. Thank-you to all who followed along this year! Did you find the VCR helpful this...

  • Fall To Me Is Apples

    Oct 18 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Fall To Me Is Apples

    With Labour day behind us and Thanksgiving fast approaching my mind has turned to thoughts of Fall; even though it is technically not here yet. The fruit that says Fall tio me is apples....

  • Nova Fungicide Label Expanded Via Minor Use Program For Control Of Powdery Mildew On Globe Artichokes And Greenhouse Eggplant In Canada

    Oct 17 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Nova Fungicide Label Expanded Via Minor Use Program For Control Of Powdery Mildew On Globe Artichokes And Greenhouse Eggplant In Canada

    J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for NovaTM Fungicide for control of...

  • Vegetable Crop Report – September 19, 2019

    Oct 16 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Vegetable Crop Report – September 19, 2019

    Temperature – Degree day values continued to steadily grow this week despite cooler daytime and night temperatures. Chatham and Essex, have continued to stay on track with their average...

  • This Thanksgiving, Thank a Farmer

    Oct 10 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on This Thanksgiving, Thank a Farmer

    We all know Thanksgiving as a time of year to stop and appreciate all the wonderful things in our lives. It’s a time to step back, recognize, and give thanks for all the people in our...

  • Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    Oct 2 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    By: Amanda Tracey, Vegetable Crops Specialist, OMAFRA, Ridgetown and Cheryl Trueman, Department of Plant Agriculture, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph As mentioned in a previous...

  • Let’s Talk Agriculture

    Oct 1 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Let’s Talk Agriculture

    I was recently driving on Highway 40 towards Wallaceburg and noticed some short, light green, looking soybeans but after a couple minutes it dawned on me that they were actually dry edible...

  • Tilt Foliar Fungicide Label Expanded Via Minor Use Program For Control Of Cercospora Leaf Spot On Garden Beets In Canada

    Sep 26 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Tilt Foliar Fungicide Label Expanded Via Minor Use Program For Control Of Cercospora Leaf Spot On Garden Beets In Canada

    J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an URMULE registration for Tilt 250E® Foliar...

  • Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    Sep 25 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    By: Amanda Tracey, Vegetable Crops Specialist, OMAFRA, Ridgetown and Cheryl Trueman, Department of Plant Agriculture, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph As mentioned in a previous...

  • Chatham-Kent Agriculture And Tacos!

    Sep 24 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Chatham-Kent Agriculture And Tacos!

    Hello again, after my good friend and mentor, Kim Cooper, decided to officially retire this month, I decided that I would be part of a team that continues with his weekly farming article....

  • Kemptville Vegetable Workshop

    Sep 23 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Kemptville Vegetable Workshop

    The Veg Team will be coming to Kemptville October 29th and 30th to host two days of Vegetable Pest and Production workshops. The workshops will include field scouting, diagnostics as well...

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Chatham-Kent Is The NUMBER TWO Producer Of Field Peppers In All Of Ontario.



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